November 1, 2014


Managers coping with the Holidays and Stress  



We all know that for those who observe the late November and December holidays life can be hectic.  Most of us no longer have someone at home who is polishing the silver, decorating the house and baking the cooki...

October 31, 2014


One way to deal with yelling and screaming


Recently my wife was in the hospital for some surgery.  On the second day there we got to talking to one of the patient care technicians and she told us a story about an abusive patient who had recently yelled and screa...

October 15, 2014

Face to Face Communication in the Age of Technology


I was interested to read in the Philadelphia Inquirer recently,  about the new president of Jefferson Medical School.  He sounds like a creative guy who is willing to have people break out of their ruts and think...

October 11, 2014





Fairness in the workplace  -  Is life Fair? 



On a recent Sunday we read the parable of the vineyard owner.  In case you don’t remember it, it is time for the grape harvest and the owner of the vineyard goes to town early in the morning and...

September 26, 2014

Unlimited vacation?  What an idea.  Some of you are probably saying, “Are you serious?”  The fact is that several companies are trying it.  Netfilx did it and saw an increase in employee engagement and retention.  GoHealth Insurance did it and saw growth increase 200 p...

September 25, 2014

In a piece by Hannah Dougherty in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept. 10, she asserts that employers can boost business by respecting their employees.  I couldn’t agree more.   But, I wonder if this is where we are in 2014 with employment in America? 



September 14, 2014

It always amazes me how much information there is in the Bible about how to get along with and interact with other people.  It also amazes me how right on it is and how consistent it is with my philosophy of human interaction.   Consider for example the passage from Ma...

September 13, 2014

“Being interested in a task is essential to being good at it” 


Do your employees know why they are doing what they are doing?  In my book The Ten Commandments of Management, the second chapter emphasizes the importance of putting the work of your employees in the conte...

September 12, 2014

Why don’t American Take their Vacations?    Keying on an article in the New York Times, Sunday Sept. 7, the author asks this question in the title to his article.  I too wonder about this, and intuitively it does not seem a good thing. 


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